The 4-3 defense is alive and well in the NFC and the Bears will be seeing a lot of familiar iterations of it in 2014.
Half of the NFC North division teams will begin 2014 with new head coaches — Jim Caldwell in Detroit and Mike Zimmer in Minnesota.
He is now the head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and that team is on the 2014 Bears’ home schedule.
When Bears GM Phil Emery invited Jay Cutler to be a part of the interview process for the Bears head coaching vacancy, it caught the attention of those around Chicago.
Last season, Lovie Smith and Leslie Frazier were head coaches in the NFC North. Now they're both hoping for better outcomes down South.